Elite Performance is downtown Vancouver’s choice for elite level fitness, strength training, physique transformation and small group exercise. Elite Performance has a diverse clientele ranging from world class athletes to those rehabilitating from serious injury as well as busy executives. A common goal among all of our clients is to have individualized programming that will optimize their lifestyle and improve their level of performance…these goals are achieved with tailored exercise programs as well as strong work ethic. Elite Performance has training programs for all individuals and all budgets, these include: personal training (one on one) semi-private training (two or three to one) small group (4-10) physique transformation, strength and conditioning and online training programs. Elite Performance has a program and budget for everyone.
BoxFit is a total body cardiovascular and strengthening workout that enhances muscular endurance, force production, agility and balance. Our classes are led by Stephen Boyle, an experienced Fighter, Trainer and Coach, who has trained national and international boxing champions. His classes fuse traditional boxing moves
Why do a StrengthFit Class?
In addition to building strength and muscle mass, strength training contributes to the maintenance of functional abilities, and prevents osteoporosis, sarcopenia (loss of body mass), lower-back pain and other musculoskeletal injuries. In other words it slows
High Intensity Interval Training is an efficient aerobic and anaerobic workout utilizing short bursts of intense cardiovascular exercise followed by periods of less intense recovery. HIIT has risen in popularity amongst fitness enthusiasts over the last few years and for good reason. Many
Nothing in life worth having comes easy, so we won’t sugar coat it, if you want a banging body then you’ll have to work for it. The classes at Elite Performance are challenging and they are designed to whip you into shape as quickly and efficiently as
The human body is composed of trillions of cells and each one of them requires a steady flow of oxygen to function properly and survive. In fact, oxygen is so important to our health that we’ll die if we go more than a few minutes without it! Based on
If performed correctly the deadlift is without a doubt one of the most effective exercises for putting on mass and increasing total body strength. It puts an emphasis on the posterior chain (calves, hamstrings, glutes, spinal erectors) while teaching lifters how to properly hinge at the hips. Correct deadlifting
A good quality protein powder is something everyone with an active lifestyle should have on hand. Whey protein is most commonly used in protein powders and for good reason, it’s by far the most studied work-out supplement in the world and has been proven to contain all of the
Can’t get to the gym? We’ve got you covered. Lance Barrett, Head Trainer of Elite Performance and Jonna Reardon, Personal Trainer and Class Coach, have put together a custom work out consisting of only 6 exercises. Whether you’re at home or travelling you can fit this total body work-out in anywhere!
We’re not the only ones all about getting’ low. With over 5,000,000 #squat hashtags on Instagram, it’s clear that people care about their derriere. Sculpting the backside is important for everyone, no matter what age, gender, or profession. While athletes need to squat to build strength and power, others are
With summer winding down and Fall within reach, many of our daily routines are about to change. Besides having to carry an umbrella with us wherever we go, when it comes to our fitness routine, we’ll have to consider the ‘unmotivating’ aspects of the new season.
One of the most common questions we get asked as trainers is what to eat after an intense workout. Though you’ve probably heard of a million different theories on what the best post-workout snack is, if you ask our trainers, they’ll always tell you the same thing:
Whether it’s your ‘muffin top’, ‘love handles’, or ‘bingo wings’, we all have those areas that we just can’t seem to slim down. To some degree, each person is genetically predisposed to gain weight in certain parts of their body; however, there are other factors that come into play
For many, running a marathon is the ultimate challenge. Not only does this require strength and endurance, it takes dedication to keep up that rigorous training schedule. The Vancouver Sun Run and BMO half and full marathons are just weeks away, meaning many participants have already hit
You’ve probably heard the term ‘office politics’ before. Whether you choose to steer away or have taken part, a negative atmosphere will only deter your team from working together and making your company flourish. As an office manager, it’s your job to ensure the department achieves all of its
With almost two decades as trainers, we’ve seen many fitness trends come and go. From 8-Minute Abs to TaeBo, P90X to Crossfit, it can be easy to get swept up in the latest craze that everyone seems to be talking about. However, we have always remained loyal to one